Marjorie (Midge) K. Whilton, 85, of Warren, PA, died Wednesday, September 21, 2016.
She was born to Mabel and John Keefe, September 30, 1930 in Boston, MA.
She was a 1952 graduate of Boston University, College of Liberal Arts, where she received her BA in Sociology.
She was married to the late Frederick Walter Whilton for 52 years.
Marjorie was one of the three founding members of the Warren County Council on Domestic Violence, now called A SAFE Place which provides a 24 hour hotline and shelter for victims of domestic violence. She was an active volunteer for ten years.
Marjorie was also a member of the Women’s Club and the College Club of Warren.
With a wide range of lifelong interests, Marjorie took up skiing early in life and was an avid tennis player. She was an amateur artist and active in the Warren Art League for many years. Music was one of Marjorie’s favorite pastimes and she was an accomplished pianist.
She is survived by her four children, Susan Whilton Agusti (Fil) of Alexandria, VA., Nancy Whilton of Newburyport, MA., Kimberly Whilton Adams and Brooks Whilton (Ivy) all of Warren, PA. Marjorie is also survived by nine grandchildren, two step grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday, September 23, 2016 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., from 6 to 8 P.M. The family will hold a private service at a future date.
Contributions may be made in her memory to the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind, 90 East Shady Lane, Enola, PA. 07125 or the Cleveland Amory Fund for Animals, 200 W.57th St., New York, N.Y. 10019.